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New York Times, Wednesday, October 18, 1995

Author:
Nancy S. Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy S. Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JPWXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 39 for Ms. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1018 ( 16,780 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Riot queller : MACE
5
Spain's Costa ____ : BRAVA
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Popular teen hangout : MALL
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One may be picked up at a bakery : ODOR
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Balzac sculptor : RODIN
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"Le rêve" or "Nessun dorma" : ARIA
17
Giacomo's garden guest? : MADAMABUTTERFLY
20
Cremona family : AMATI
21
Gives stability to : BALLASTS
22
Cassini of fashion : OLEG
25
"____ we forget" : LEST
26
J.D. forerunner : LLB
29
News source, sometimes : LEAK
31
Take back at the plant : REHIRE
35
Poet's contraction : OER
36
Bombeck et al. : ERMAS
38
Small bills : ONES
39
Franz's fish fry? : THETROUTQUINTET
43
London gallery : TATE
44
Gangsters : THUGS
45
Compass pt. : ESE
46
Skater Brian and family : ORSERS
49
Southern contraction : YALL
50
Dwelling: Abbr. : RES
51
Chinese weight : TAEL
53
Tournament passes : BYES
55
Leaders in poetry, perhaps : ACROSTIC
59
"Pal Joey" writer : OHARA
63
Ludwig's libation : BEETHOVENSFIFTH
66
Skeleton part : ULNA
67
Diamond teams : NINES
68
Kind of rug : AREA
69
Shadow : TAIL
70
Gluts : SATES
71
Party V.I.P. : HOST
Down
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N.Y.C. cultural institution : MOMA
2
One of the Arkins : ADAM
3
Pas de deux finale : CODA
4
Sister of Terpsichore : ERATO
5
Victoria's Secret item : BRA
6
Plunder : ROB
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Rub-____ : ADUB
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Essential : VITAL
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Hat rack of a sort : ANTLER
10
Endurance contest : MARATHON
11
Sandy's sounds : ARFS
12
Rhythmic swing : LILT
13
Macaulay's "____ of Ancient Rome" : LAYS
18
Loman's creator : MILLER
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Otherwise : ELSE
23
Mr. Saarinen : EERO
24
Entire range : GAMUT
26
Number game : LOTTO
27
"Zigeunerliebe" composer : LEHAR
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Writer Harte et al. : BRETS
30
Baker of "Picket Fences" : KATHY
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Bury : INTER
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"The Boys of Summer" shortstop : REESE
34
"Women Who Run With the Wolves" author : ESTES
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Dinner bird : SQUAB
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Eschew brew : TEETOTAL
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Unsightly : UGLY
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Words before Man or Pines : ISLEOF
47
Incautious : RASH
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Anya and Elizabeth, e.g. : SETONS
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"I, Claudius" machinator : LIVIA
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Some Muslims : SHIAH
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Border on : ABUT
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1989 Literature Nobelist : CELA
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"Crucifixion of St. Peter" artist : RENI
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Copper : CENT
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Curly coif : AFRO
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Map abbrs. : RTES
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"The Man Who Mistook His Wife for ____" (1985 book) : AHAT
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Originally : NEE
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Draft org. : SSS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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